- Reception Hall/Morning Room
- Comfortable Sitting Room
- Bright & Airy Dining Room/Home Office
- Breakfast Room & Oak Fitted Kitchen
- Four Bedrooms
- Two Bathrooms
- Oil Central Heating
- Close To Felbrigg Hall
- Ideal for Access to Sheringham, Cromer & Coastline
Location The main village of Roughton is located on the A140 Norwich Road, some 2.8 miles south of Cromer, 8.5 miles north of Aylsham and just over 20 miles from the cathedral city of Norwich. Within the village there is a primary school, public house, well known fish & chip shop and garage. Ketel Hill is situated on the outskirts of the village, just a short distance from the village of Felbrigg and Felbrigg Hall gardens & estate, owned by The National Trust with a stunning house to explore and delightful countryside walks.
Description Constructed we believe around 1860, Ketel Hill was originally two estate workers' cottages within the grounds of Cromer Hall. The properties were subsequently formed into one dwelling by Miss Gurney, who is related to the Gurney family and Gurneys Bank, which was founded in 1770 and had its headquarters in Norwich. It later merged and became Barclays Bank.
This delightful home occupies an elevated position in delightful grounds which surround the property and measure approximately 0.9 of an acre (subject to survey).
The oil centrally heated accommodation is most welcoming and once through the reception lobby, a door leads you through to the reception hall , which doubles as a morning room and a delightful place for you early morning coffee over the newspapers. Beyond is a generous sitting room with red brick fireplace and a bright and airy dining room which would also make an ideal Home Office or Garden Room. At the rear of the house is a spacious breakfast room with pantry off and bespoke fitted oak kitchen with hob, oven & extractor. On the first floor are four bedrooms plus two bathrooms.
The garden is most certainly one of the main attractions of this property which as already mentioned, extends to nearly 1 acre with attractive terracing and patios adjacent to the house, sweeping lawns and summer house together with strategically placed seating taking advantage of views over the grounds and surrounding countryside.
The accommodation comprises:-
Part glazed entrance door and side windows to:-
Reception Lobby 6' 9" x 3' 0" (2.06m x 0.91m) With tiled floor, access to roof space and light, part glazed door to:-
Reception Hall/Morning Room 15' 0" (into alcoves) x 10' 7" (4.57m x 3.23m) (Front Aspect) A cosy room with feature fireplace, double radiator, wall light point, pamment flooring and carpeted staircase to the first floor.
Sitting Room 19' 5" x 14' 11" (5.92m x 4.55m) (Front and Rear Aspect) An impressive room with open red brick fireplace with hardwood mantle and adjacent alcove cupboard and drawer unit with glass fronted and lit display cupboard over, two double radiators, tv point, telephone point, three wall light points, varnished floorboards, part glazed door to:-
Dining/Home Office 16' 4" x 10' 0" (4.98m x 3.05m) (Front and Side Aspect) With double radiator, carpet and double glazed windows and doors overlooking the garden. Exposed ceiling.
Breakfast Room 15' 1" x 8' 5" (4.6m x 2.57m) (plus 6' 10" x 5' 11") (Side and Rear Aspect) Feature fireplace opening with attractive bracketed mantlepiece over, built-in shelved alcove cupboards, two double radiators, useful cupboard under stairs, quarry tiled floor, built-in shelved linen cupboard which also houses the oil fired boiler serving the central heating and domestic hot water, opening to the kitchen.
Pantry off 6' 2" x 5' 0" (1.88m x 1.52m) (Rear Aspect) Fitted with an excellent range of shelving to include wine rack, cold slate top and drawer baskets.
Kitchen 13' 10" x 9' 3" (4.22m x 2.82m) (Side and Rear Aspect) Attractively fitted with bespoke oak fronted units comprising inset single drainer enamel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard under, excellent range of base cupboard and drawer units to include cutlery drawer and pan drawers, integrated waste bins, inset 4 ring Miele induction hob and integrated Miele electric double oven with cupboards over and under, recess housing upright tall fridge and freezer with storage cupboards over, matching wall cupboards to include double display cupboard and integrated extractor, all with concealed lighting under, quarry tiled floor, part tiled walls, exposed ceiling timber on brackets, part glazed door to the rear garden.
Utility Room 4' 10" x 4' 9" (1.47m x 1.45m) (Front Aspect) Fitted with a deep white sink on brick piers with mixer tap and oak work surface/draining board, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, part tiled walls, meter cupboard and shelving, ceramic tiled floor, access to roof space, door to:-
Cloakroom 5' 6" x 4' 5" (1.68m x 1.35m) (Side Aspect) With coloured suite comprising of low level w.c. and pedestal hand basin, radiator, ceramic tiled floor.
Landing 7' 8" x 6' 4" (2.34m x 1.93m) (overall) With feature dividing arch, carpet.
Principal Bedroom 15' 1" x 10' 6" (4.6m x 3.2m) (Front and Side Aspect) To include fitted wardrobing with drawers and storage cupboards over, most attractive cast iron art nouveau style fireplace, double radiator, carpet.
Bathroom 7' 8" x 7' 5" (2.34m x 2.26m) With white suite comprising of panelled bath and Heritage pedestal hand basin, ladder radiator, storage cupboard and wall cupboard, part tiled walls, vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2 14' 0" x 8' 5" (4.27m x 2.57m) (Rear Aspect) From base of chimney breast but to include fitted twin double wardrobes with central dressing table with drawer, mirror, concealed lighting and storage cupboards, feature cast iron fireplace, radiator, shelved alcove cupboards, carpet and access to roof space.
Bedroom 3 11' 5" x 5' 6" (3.48m x 1.68m) (plus 6' 11 x 5') (Rear Aspect) With double radiator and carpet.
Bedroom 4 10' 6" x 7' 1" (3.2m x 2.16m) (Front Aspect) With double radiator and carpet.
Family Bathroom 8' 2" x 5' 11" (2.49m x 1.8m) (plus recess to door) (Rear Aspect) With white suite comprising of fully tiled shower cubicle with shower curtain, low level w.c. and Heritage pedestal hand basin with tiled splash back, shelved recess, attractive part panelled colour washed walls, access to roof space, vinyl flooring.
Outside The property is approached via a five bar gate off Hillside, an unmade road and leading to an extensive area for parking and turning and also leading to a DOUBLE TIMBER BRICK-BUILT GARAGE (18' 2" x 18' 2" (external measurements)) with twin up and over doors, power and light. The property stands in grounds approaching 1 acre (subject to survey) which completely surrounds the property. To the front of the house the garden has been most attractively terraced with borders and beds boasting a variety of spring flowers, shrubs, bushes and perennials, together with traditional box hedging, so typical of an English country house. To the side of the property there are three paved and terraced patios with the top level with garden shed taking advantage of countryside views. Immediately to the rear of the house is a secluded gravelled area screened by most attractive cobblestone walls and an ideal spot for taking your morning coffee. Beyond to the sides and rear the gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a plethora of flowers to include daffodil and snowdrop and cobblestone beds once again with a variety of perennials, shrubs and bushes. There is a rich variety of trees from young to mature and a paved area with aluminium greenhouse and timber garden/potting shed.
As you wander to the top of the garden the owner tells us the garden is full of daffodil, primrose, crocus and snowdrop during the Spring interspersed with shrubs and a variety of rhododendrons. A timber summerhouse with small veranda and paved patio overlooks a small copse of silver birch trees and countryside views beyond. The boundaries to the garden are defined by both fencing, mature trees and hedging. Oil storage tank, outside lighting and tap.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage are available.
Local Authority/Council Tax North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN
Tel: 01263 513811
Tax Band: E
EPC Rating The Energy Rating for this property is C. A full Energy Performance Certificate is available on request.
Important Agent Note Intending purchasers will be asked to provide original Identity Documentation and Proof of Address before solicitors are instructed.
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Property Ref: 5811052_101301030974